The Department of Family Medicine currently has 3 openings for Advanced Practice Providers (APPs - PAs and NPs) in Family Medicine. In these grant-funded positions, providers will deliver clinical services and telehealth care through the Advanced Care for Rural Oklahoma program, following policies set by the State of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University. As staff positions reporting directly to the Chair of Family Medicine, APPs will facilitate care aligned with departmental standards.
APP Principal Responsibilities:
Clinical Practice (95%) -Providing primary care medicine services to patients in the outpatient setting which may include in person and virtual medicine efforts in Tulsa and OSU Medicine and affiliated partners in rural Oklahoma. -Travel to an engagement with affiliated partners in rural and underserved Oklahoma. -Provide onsite care for patients who adversely react to contrast media used during MRI procedures at OSU Biomedical Imaging Center. -Ensure compliance with OSUCHS, state, regulatory and accrediting bodies as well as organizational policies and procedures regarding the delivery of health care. Administrative Responsibilities (5%) -Dedicated to serving as a student preceptor (Physician Assistants only at this time). -Providing classroom and laboratory instruction as well as other duties requested by the PA program. -Engage in research programs as the opportunity arises. -Other duties as assigned by the Chair of Family Medicine. These duties could include but are not limited to community engagement, assistance in establishing effective clinical workflow, committee assignments, and engagement in project team meetings.
Environmental Hazards: Possible exposure to hazardous material, hot and cold, blood borne pathogens. Physical Requirements: Ability to lift and assist patients both adult and children, stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions with or without reasonable accommodations.
Requirements: -Master’s degree from an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program -NCCPA certification or Nurse Practitioner certification -Required ACLS, BLS, PALS certification -Current State License with current DEA, OBNDD
Skills, Proficiencies, and Knowledge: -Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills -Leadership skills demonstrated by participation in local, regional or national PA programs
About Tulsa - Center for Health Sciences/OSU Medicine
The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSU-CHS) was founded in 1972 as the Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery. In 1988, Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery merged into the OSU System and embraced a new name – the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine.
In 1997, OSU-CHS was established as an academic health center to extend OSU’s reach and expand OSU’s capabilities in the health sciences. Today, OSU-CHS is a premier academic health center comprised of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, the School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Forensic Sciences, the School of Health Care Administration, the School of Allied Health and a Physician Assistant Program.
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences educates and trains osteopathic physicians, research scientists and other health care professionals with an emphasis on serving rural and underserved Oklahoma.
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences will be recognized for:
Fulfilling the health care needs of rural and underserved Oklahoma
Producing graduates who are dedicated, effective and compassionate community leaders
Adva...ncing the frontier of medical research
Providing excellent care and health-related community service
Being a leader and innovator in education
Being the medical and graduate school of choice
EXCELLENCE – We seek excellence in all our endeavors, aspire to new heights, and are committed to continuous improvement.
INTEGRITY – We are committed to the principles of truth and honesty, and we constantly strive to be fair, equitable, impartial and professional.
SERVICE – We believe that serving others is a noble and worthy endeavor.
INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM – We believe in ethical and scholarly questioning in an environment that respects the rights of all to freely pursue knowledge.
DIVERSITY – We respect others and value diversity of opinion, freedom of expression, and other ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
STEWARDSHIP OF RESOURCES – We are dedicated to the efficient and effective use of our resources. We accept the responsibility of the public’s trust and are accountable for our actions.